Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

Even though I have an amazing support system, I often find myself hyperfocused on worries. How can we learn to ignore negative thought patterns and forgive ourselves for being imperfect?

Libraries have always been a sanctuary for me. Here are 9 reasons I love them so much.

Here’s one reason: Librarians, with their infinite knowledge, sometimes feel magical

Creative burnout is inevitable. I recently took a different approach to overcome it — and it worked.

I was inspired by my friend’s comment about ‘fallow periods’

As a fat person, fear and shame have kept me from going to a spa. But I deserve to be pampered, too.

Until recently, I was even too afraid to take a fancy, candlelit bath in my own home